C3I Tobacco Cessation Team

It may be hard to quit smoking, but it’s not impossible. City of Hope smoking cessation experts are here to help.

C3I Cancer Cessation Initiative Co-Directors

Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist; Ted Schwartz Family Distinguished Chair in Hematologic Malignancies

Steven T. Rosen, M.D., is a professor, Division of Lymphoma, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, and executive vice president and director emeritus, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

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Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope

Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D., is a professor and directs the Center of Community Alliance for Research & Education at City of Hope. She is a notable leader in examining cancer disparities and quality of life. Her life's work is to increase the voice and representation of underrepresented groups in

Clinical Program Co-Directors

Jossie Sandoval, M.D.
Argelia J. Sandoval, M.D.
Respiratory Disease Physician; Medical Intensivist

Argelia J. Sandoval, M.D., is a medical intensivist and respiratory disease physician.

Doctor Cary Presant
Cary Presant, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

Cary Presant, M.D., F.A.C.C., has been a practicing hematologist and medical oncologist since 1979.

Tobacco Treatment Specialists

Jonjon Macalintal, D.N.P., C.T.T.S. 
Clinical Lead
Tobacco Cessation and Lung Cancer Screening Programs
(also speaks Tagalog)
 
Sophia Yeung, M.H.A., C.T.T.S.
Administrative Program Manager
Tobacco Cessation and Lung Cancer Screening Programs
626-535-3983
(also speaks Mandarin and Cantonese)
 
Brenda Gascon, B.S.H.S., R.R.T., C.T.T.S.
Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Tobacco Cessation Program
(also speaks Spanish)

Alexis Stewart
Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Tobacco Cessation Program
 
Tobacco Cessation Program Email